GelSight Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2011

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 27


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $2.5M

  • Investors
  • 5

GelSight General Information


Developer of sensor technology-based products designed to precisely visualize and measure the 3D topography of any surface. The company's technology can capture 3D information to reveal details that cannot be observed by the human eye, provide dimensional measurements to single-digit microns, and provide digitized tactile sensing with an elastomeric platform, enabling clients to get incredibly detailed and reliable micron-level 3D measurements.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Other Industries
Specialty Retail
Electrical Equipment
Corporate Office
  • 179 Bear Hill Road
  • Suite 202
  • Waltham, MA 02451
  • United States
+1 (781) 000-0000

GelSight Timeline

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GelSight Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Later Stage VC 22-Feb-2023 $2.5M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 25-Oct-2021 000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series B) 15-Feb-2021 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Grant 26-May-2020 00000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC (Series B) 15-Aug-2019 0000 000.00 0000 Completed Startup
2. Grant 20-Dec-2017 $194K $1.57M Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 17-Mar-2015 $1.57M $1.57M 00.000 Completed Startup
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GelSight Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00.00 00.000
Series A 000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00.000
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GelSight Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Waltham, MA
27 As of 2024
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GelSight Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Thorlabs Corporation Newton, NJ 0000 0000000000
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GelSight Patents

GelSight Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20240183651-A1 Systems and methods for tactile intelligence Pending 04-Mar-2022 000000000
US-20230266120-A1 Fluid tactile sensors Pending 18-Feb-2022 0000000000
US-20230359308-A1 Systems and methods for touch sensing Pending 07-Dec-2021 000000000
CA-3234459-A1 Retrographic sensing Pending 08-Oct-2021 0000000000
CA-3228213-A1 Abrasion-resistant composite Pending 02-Aug-2021 B32B27/40
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GelSight Executive Team (11)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Youssef Benmokhtar Chief Executive Officer, President & Board Member
Robert Kisiel Chief Operating Officer
János Rohály Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer and Board Member
Micah Johnson Ph.D Co-Founder, Chief Science Officer, Chief Product Officer & Board Member
Dennis Lang Co-Chief Business Officer
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GelSight Board Members (13)

Name Representing Role Since
Angus Taylor Self Board Member 000 0000
David Buss Anzu Partners Board Member 000 0000
David Hurley Self Board Member 000 0000
Elliot Katzman Self Board Member 000 0000
János Rohály GelSight Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer and Board Member 000 0000
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GelSight Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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GelSight Investors (5)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Scout Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Anzu Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
National Science Foundation Government 000 0000 000000 0
Omega Funds Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Ping Fu Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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GelSight FAQs

  • When was GelSight founded?

    GelSight was founded in 2011.

  • Who is the founder of GelSight?

    János Rohály, Micah Johnson Ph.D, William Yost III, and Edward Adelson Ph.D are the founders of GelSight.

  • Where is GelSight headquartered?

    GelSight is headquartered in Waltham, MA.

  • What is the size of GelSight?

    GelSight has 27 total employees.

  • What industry is GelSight in?

    GelSight’s primary industry is Electronic Equipment and Instruments.

  • Is GelSight a private or public company?

    GelSight is a Private company.

  • What is GelSight’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for GelSight is 00000.

  • How much funding has GelSight raised over time?

    GelSight has raised $30.1M.

  • Who are GelSight’s investors?

    Scout Ventures, Anzu Partners, National Science Foundation, Omega Funds, and Ping Fu have invested in GelSight.

  • Who are GelSight’s competitors?

    Thorlabs is a competitor of GelSight.

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